Two Russians kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur region: Russian embassy

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Posted: Feb 03, 2015 3:03 AM

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Two Russian citizens have been kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur region, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Khartoum said on Tuesday.

The embassy declined to say when the kidnapping happened or give details on the identity of the Russians or their abductors, citing the ongoing investigation and efforts to free them.

Egyptian state television reported the two were pilots.

(Reporting By Shadi Bushra; Editing by Andrew Heavens)